Below is the agenda of the SETsquared’s 10th Anniversary Accelerating Growth event which was held on the 27th November at Church House in London
 
The event allowed attendees to meet some of SETsquared’s most successful companies, alongside the big businesses of the future including emerging technologies, student run companies as well as start-ups seeking investment.
 
INVESTOR PITCHES:
 
9.15am – 11.15am
 
The companies pitching comprise:
BioBeats
Cascoda
Cloud Trade Technologies
Industrial Phycology
neighbourly
TorqBak
TravelAI
XCD
Xylostream 
LUNCH:
 
12.00pm – 2.00pm
 
EXPERT PANEL DEBATE:
 
12.30pm
 
‘What support should be in place to ensure UK technology start-up companies become the giants of the future?’
 
The Panel was Chaired by Professor Sir Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of Exeter. The panellists comprised
 
Will Franks, Entrepreneur
Iain Gray, Chief Executive, Technology Strategy Board 
Lars McBride, Chairman, Calder Group
Jonathan Moules, Enterprise Correspondent, Financial Times
Bonnie Dean, Chief Executive, Bristol & Bath Science Park 
 
TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE:
 
2.00pm – 3.00pm
 
Five companies showcased their technology in an interactive session including Q&As.
 
DRINKS AND NIBBLES:
 
3.00pm – 4.00pm
 
Visit our 10 years of Accelerating Growth campaign webpage to find out more about overall campaign.